North San Antonio is most of the area encompassed by the outer Loop 1604, the inner Loop 410, IH-10, and US Highway 281. This area includes the prestigious neighborhoods of Castle Hills, Hill Country Village, Hollywood Park, Vista Del Norte, and Shavano Oaks. One noticeable feature of North San Antonio is the sheer number of mature oaks and deer throughout the area, giving it a serene, Texas Hill Country feel right in the heart of San Antonio! Homes in North San Antonio tend to be large single family houses on highly-wooded, oversized estate or acreage lots, perfect for families who prefer a little more space and privacy than standard residential developments. Apartments in North San Antonio are a good mix of moderately-priced older, updated properties with well-established grounds and newer luxury units with open floorplans and amenities ranging from fitness centers to golf courses – yes, golf courses.
North San Antonio’s central location and proximity to major thoroughfares make it highly desirable for families and couples who split a commute to different areas of the city. North San Antonio residents are just minutes from the San Antonio International Airport, the Medical Center, UTSA, and major employers like USAA, Valero Energy Corporation, and KCI. For those who enjoy an active lifestyle, an apartment in North San Antonio provides access to one of a handful of areas in the city where bike trails and large sidewalks can be found along most roads. Nature and dog lovers will enjoy Phil Hardberger Park – a huge nature conservancy established on an old dairy farm – with playscapes, picnic areas, miles of hiking and biking trails, two dog parks (one for large dogs and one for small dogs), nature trails, and regular activities like fitness in the park and classes for kids, all sponsored by the conservancy. North San Antonio also offers some great eateries close to home. Start your Saturday with a visit to Magnolia Pancake House, but be prepared to wait. This local gem is one of the premier breakfast spots in all of San Antonio, with breakfast fare worthy of a wait sometimes as long as 2-hours. El Mirasol Mexican Restaurant is a vibrant locale for fresh, artisan Mexican eats and tasty margaritas while Silo Elevated Cuisine proffers new American fare in a chic and stylish setting. Though there aren’t an abundance of large shopping centers in North San Antonio, both North Star Mall and the Shops of La Cantera are nearby. For relaxing with friends or unwinding after a busy week, enjoy live music and craft beers at the 502 Bar or live country music and dancing at the Thirsty Horse Saloon. If your way of relaxing typically includes golf, Hole number 7 at Silverhorn Golf Club overlooks a small reservoir and is sure to become a favorite. If North San Antonio sounds like an area you’d enjoy, our agents can start the search for your new North San Antonio apartment today! Give us a call, or click chat now.